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Weird Shoe Wednesdays: Chainmail Booties from United Nude

Ugly Shoes seemed to hate these booties but I think they actually look good. These shoes are a collaboration between United Nude and designer Iris van Herpen. Not sure if they were inspired by chainmail in the least. But they certainly look strong enough to stop a broadsword hit.

United Nude x Iris van Herpen booties

Photo: United Nude

What do you think about these shoes?

Weird Shoe Wednesdays: Architectural Shoes from Balenciaga

These architectural shoes were designed by Pierre Hardy for Parisian art house, Balenciaga. The shoes were unveiled earlier this year as part of Balenciaga’s latest Fall/Winter collection. Hardy took classic styles like loafers, oxfords, and booties and constructed these shoes using a variety of different materials including leather, wood, plastic, metal, and other synthetics.

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